Author Archives: Kate

APARTMENT THERAPY: 5 Money Lessons You Can Learn From People Who Bought Their Own Homes in Their 20s

If you’re under 30, buying a home might sound like a far-fetched dream: Fewer people between ages 25 to 34 are buying homes now compared to older generations at that age, according to a July 2018 report from the Urban Institute. And if you’re dealing with student loan debt, you might find yourself feeling particularly […]

MY MOVE: Nine Things You Shouldn’t Overlook When Househunting Online

Who doesn’t love browsing for a dream home using an app? In just a few taps, you’re imagining your life via the professional photos of beautifully staged rooms. However, you could you be glancing over details that are potential dealbreakers. We asked a few Realtors for a list of things a buyer should never overlook […]

APARTMENT THERAPY: Married People Are More Likely to Own a Home—But Here’s Hope for You

Should you wait until you’ve got a wedding ring on your finger to sign those closing documents? Absolutely not, say real estate and financial experts. By Brittany Anas | February 9, 2019 Lots of singles are buying homes. According to a recent analysis from LendingTree, on average, single women own around 22 percent of homes in the […]

APARTMENT THERAPY: I Was Able to Buy a Home Because: I Found the Right Agent

According to a 2015 Urban Institute report, delayed marriage and student loan debt are the biggest factors holding millennials back from buying homes. But though the path to homeownership is rocky, many millennials still want that “American Dream.” By Brittany Anas | January 23, 2019 How I bought my first home: DiTullio and her fiancé live […]

APARTMENT THERAPY: 10 Things You Need to Know When Buying a ‘Hoarder House’

Akin to buying homes that have slipped into foreclosure, investing in properties previously owned by hoarders can be a creative way for millennials to achieve homeownership in a challenging housing market. By Brittany Anas | December 6, 2018 If you do want to seek one out, there are a few terms to look for. Hoarding […]

BOSTON BUSINESS WOMEN: Interview with Kate Ziegler, Realtor, Investor and Entrepreneur

“Sometimes simplifying your mission or message is important for business – but it’s also okay to be smart in your clarity, and if that unnerves someone, so be it.” By Boston Business Women | November 7, 2018   WERE YOU BORN AND RAISED IN BOSTON? IF NOT, WHAT BROUGHT YOU HERE? I was born and […]

BOSTON MAGAZINE: Alliance for Business Leadership’s annual Give Back Awards

Check out scenes from the October 18, 2018, event at Cradles 2 Crayons in Allston. By Julia Kacmarek | November 1, 2018   On October 18, 2018, the Alliance for Business Leadership had their annual Give Back Awards. This year’s awards were held at Cradles 2 Crayons in Allston. Rather than a typical gala awards […]

MY MOVE: 6 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Historic House

Every Sunday you drive through the same historical neighborhood, slowing down at your favorite grand old Victorian with gingerbread trim, imaging what life would be like living there. But today you notice a For Sale sign in the yard. Could this historic beauty finally be a reality for you? By Lisa Marie Conklin | September […]

CREATIVES CRUSHING ANXIETY PODCAST: Managing Multiple Businesses With Kate Ziegler

Based in Boston, Kate Ziegler is a property manager, Realtor, real estate investor, and owner of a design firm. In this episode of Creatives Crushing Anxiety we talk about how she balances her full-time job and her businesses, how she and her husband make running a business together work, and how she keeps things in […]